Toronto (March 13, 2014) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced today that it has been recognized in the top tier for Construction, Dispute Resolution: Alberta, Public Procurement and Transportation: Shipping in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global — The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, the following lawyers were recognized as leaders in their fields (Band 1):

In total, the Firm was recommended in 28 practice areas, up from 20 last year. The international legal ranking publication also recognized 61 BLG lawyers in their respective practice areas, up from 51 in 2013.

“Chambers Global is one of the foremost legal ranking publications,” said Sean Weir, BLG’s national managing partner and CEO. “The number of BLG practice areas together with the high number of our individual lawyers selected for inclusion in this year’s edition, demonstrates the excellence of our practice and the breadth and depth of the services we bring to our clients.”

The rankings for Chambers Global are determined by a team of 100 full—time researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. With the help of Chambers’ editors, these researchers identify and rank the world’s best lawyers, according to performance in the areas most valued by clients, including technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery and value for money. Law firms and lawyers are ranked in bands, with 1 being the highest ranking.

BLG is delighted that the excellence of the practice areas and lawyers listed below have been recognized by being ranked in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global — The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business: 

Practice Area Rankings

Jurisdiction — Canada: 

Jurisdiction — Latin America-wide:

Individual Lawyers Ranked

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: 

Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP